Accomplishments

Stamford’s East Side is fast becoming Connecticut’s next great neighborhood, in no small measure thanks to The East Side Partnership. Our accomplishments include: 

  • Attracted new commercial and residential developments including Eastside Commons and Glenview House with luxury retail space and 250 residential units
  • Hosted the first neighborhood conversation with the community to discuss goals and concerns of residents and business owners
  • Referred over 100 jobs annually to the East Side community
  • Renovated and expanded a recreational field on city property
  • Collaborated with the City of Stamford to paint East Main Street bridge and installed pedestrian safety lighting under the bridge
  • Placed twenty-two trash receptacles and twenty planters along East Main Street, gardens around the East Side and a community garden on Crystal Street

 

The East Side Partnership organizing annual projects to improve the community. Examples of these recurring projects include:

 

  • Sponsoring semi-annual neighborhood clean-up and planting projects
  • Promoting the establishment of East Main Street Train Station with the State Department of Transportation
  • Endorsing neighborhood interests on transportation projects including the Stamford Urban Transitway
  • Hosting training and development workshops for East Side residents
  • Addressing parking and pedestrian safety with city planners